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Water pandemic: Airborne viruses found to survive for weeks in WATER

It has long been believed that enveloped viruses – viruses like Herpes simplex, chickenpox and the flu virus, which have an outer membranous envelope – are not very stable, and are only infectious through direct and speedy aerosol transmission. A new study by scientists from the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research and the Institut fur Virologie of the Freie Universitat Berlin, published in the journal Scientific Reports, blows that theory out of the water.  Read more...



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